Archive 2007

243 posts

2007-12-31Grassroots Extensibility
2007-12-31To Do
2007-12-28Losing the War Redux
2007-12-27Cover for 'A Bottle of Light'
2007-12-24Goodbye Oscar
2007-12-21Champions
2007-12-20Beautiful Code Nominated for Jolt Award
2007-12-18Show Me
2007-12-16Count 'Em
2007-12-16IEEE Computer Society Needs Beta Testers
2007-12-15Prepping for Next Term
2007-12-15A Meme I'd Like To Crush
2007-12-14ICSE Workshop List
2007-12-13Welcome Caden to the World
2007-12-13Good News About DrProject
2007-12-13The Other Kind of 'Cycles'
2007-12-09Switching to Zep
2007-12-09Python Supercomputing Statistics
2007-12-04DemoCamp 16: two w00ts
2007-12-02Knitting a Home
2007-11-29Falling Further Behind
2007-11-28Great Balls Of…Yarn
2007-11-23Really Scary
2007-11-22On Being Bumped Up
2007-11-22We Buy It For The Interviews, Honest
2007-11-22StreetKnit in the Star
2007-11-20…But With A Whimper
2007-11-16Casting Off the Cold
2007-11-16Sometimes I Don't Like Our Species Very Much
2007-11-16Reinventing Square Wheels
2007-11-13Cluster Challenge 07: Hard Crash and the Understudy Position
2007-11-10Why It's Worthwhile
2007-11-10We're Number Ten!
2007-11-08File Under 'Still Not Getting It'
2007-11-06Measurement
2007-11-02Eclipse DemoCamp
2007-11-02DemoCamp 16: Dec 3 at Toronto Board of Trade
2007-11-02I Want Your (Comments On Your) Code
2007-10-30Encouraging Collaboration
2007-10-30It's All a Matter of Perspective
2007-10-26The Burning Man of HPC
2007-10-25Today Was More Fun
2007-10-24Explain Why This Wouldn't Work
2007-10-24Wrong Again
2007-10-22Ben's Panel
2007-10-22But Not For Me
2007-10-19Requirements Conference Prize
2007-10-17More Fun Than Code
2007-10-17DemoCamp 15 Lineup
2007-10-17Country Codes of the World
2007-10-17Beautiful Code Sales
2007-10-12A Useful Quotation
2007-10-12Gini Coefficients as a Measure of Team Effort
2007-10-12Off and Away
2007-10-10Citizen Lab Guide to Bypassing Censorship
2007-10-10DrProject Funding Proposal Rejected
2007-10-09Amazon Gets an SLA (But I Still Can't Use It)
2007-10-05DemoCamp: Biggerer!
2007-10-02Doomed to Repeat It
2007-10-02On Spec Again
2007-09-26The Best Part of My Job
2007-09-25Another Sighting of Software Carpentry
2007-09-25Bugs in DrProject
2007-09-23Two and a Half Books
2007-09-20Randy Pausch's Last Lecture
2007-09-18What I Read
2007-09-18DrProject's First Review
2007-09-18DemoCamp 14: Best Yet
2007-09-17Tweaking
2007-09-13The Best Electoral Offer Yet
2007-09-13Ontario Votes on Voting
2007-09-12Jon Udell has the Best Job in the World
2007-09-10Russian and Korean
2007-09-10'Ferocious Beauty' Coming to Toronto
2007-09-10Randy Pausch
2007-09-09Winter Is Coming…
2007-09-05Openness and (the promise of) XML
2007-09-02Managing, Reviewing, and RESTing
2007-09-01Short Stories Are a Form of Their Own
2007-08-31Summer 2007 Post Mortem
2007-08-31Back Yard Beautiful
2007-08-29DemoCamp 14 Update
2007-08-29The Sunlight Foundation and Hosted Lifebits
2007-08-29Diagram of Relationships Between Programming Paradigms
2007-08-29How and Why We Draw Code
2007-08-29More Beautiful Code News
2007-08-29Another Summer…
2007-08-2949X Projects in the Wild
2007-08-09Facebook Developers' Camp
2007-08-09Late Night Thoughts on Re-Reading Terry Pratchett
2007-08-09Interview Slashdotted
2007-08-09Help Help—My Soil Is Dry and I Can't Germinate
2007-08-09Schneier on Assurance
2007-08-09Ian Darwin on Reflection
2007-08-08Practice and Experience
2007-08-07A Review and an Explanation
2007-08-07How I'm Doing
2007-08-03Michael Feathers on Subtext
2007-08-03Binary Search on the TTC
2007-08-02Why I Supervise
2007-08-02Toronto Girl Geeks Dinner #2
2007-08-01Our 15 Minutes of Fame
2007-08-01JBoss vs. Django and What IronRuby Really Means
2007-08-01Daaaahling
2007-07-31JavaScript and Tamarin
2007-07-31How Not to Collaborate
2007-07-30Udell on Beautiful Code (and 'narrating the work')
2007-07-30YSlow and the Browser as IDE
2007-07-28To Do for Fall 2007
2007-07-28Let Me See…Is It Control-Shift-J?
2007-07-27Madeleine, Sadie, and Greg
2007-07-25British Columbia
2007-07-25Schema Changes
2007-07-24You Can Never Start Recruiting Too Early
2007-07-24Beautiful Code Now Has Its Own Web Site
2007-07-24Jane Goodall Speaking in Toronto
2007-07-18Number One in Programming
2007-07-18Computational Education for Scientists
2007-07-16Attacked by Hippos
2007-07-14ITiCSE'07
2007-07-12User Interface Jam Session
2007-07-11Matt Doar Likes Beautiful Code
2007-07-11Bryan Cantrill on Recursion
2007-07-07Software Carpentry Sprint at SciPy'07
2007-07-07Beautiful Code Is Number 3
2007-07-04Another Sighting of Software Carpentry
2007-07-02Data Finds Data
2007-07-01Simon's Laws
2007-06-29Why This Site Is Sometimes Slow
2007-06-28Today
2007-06-28Quinn's argument: a swing and a mis
2007-06-27Two Studies of ASCI (and no, that's not a typo)
2007-06-26First Sightings
2007-06-26MySpace, Facebook, and Social Class
2007-06-26The Danger of Danger
2007-06-26A Thumb on the Scales
2007-06-26Software Carpentry at LLNL
2007-06-22Six Weeks and Counting
2007-06-20Software Carpentry Screencasts by Chris Lasher
2007-06-19The Software Project Coloring Book
2007-06-18Nature Precedings
2007-06-18Three Years Old
2007-06-18Beatrice Worsley
2007-06-18Lack of Female Authors in Beautiful Code
2007-06-17Two Books of a Different Kind
2007-06-16IM Groups
2007-06-16Mass Customization
2007-06-16Thanks, Jay
2007-06-15Let's All Get Past…
2007-06-13OLM Makes the News
2007-06-13Does the Future Belong to Javascript?
2007-06-12Go On, Convince Me
2007-06-12One Of Those Days
2007-06-12England: the Three of Us, and Four Generations
2007-06-12If You Need AI, You Need a Simpler System
2007-06-12Software Games
2007-06-11Praising the Good
2007-06-09Home Stretch for Beautiful Code
2007-06-06Java Ecosystems for Python Programmers
2007-06-05Asimov's Other Law
2007-05-22Teaching Software Architecture
2007-05-19RailsConf: Plus Ca Change…
2007-05-17Arrrgghh whimper (or, PySqlite, Matplotlib, and paths)
2007-05-12Update to Summer Roster
2007-05-12Half Empty, Half Full
2007-05-12Holding Steady
2007-05-05Computational Scientists Still Don't Get It
2007-05-03Send Us the Code, We'll Send You the Tests
2007-05-02Chronicle-Recorder and Debugging
2007-04-29Wrapping Up 49X for the Term
2007-04-29Integrating IM into DrProject
2007-04-25Code Review Tools
2007-04-24Tenure, Fertility, and Misinformation
2007-04-24Periodic Table of Visualization Methods
2007-04-23Guidance on Undergraduate Software Projects
2007-04-20Friday Humor
2007-04-19DemoCamp 13
2007-04-17Summer of DrProject
2007-04-15Jorge Aranda on OLPC
2007-04-13Streetknit and the Scott Mission
2007-04-12One Laptop Per Child
2007-04-12RIP Kurt Vonnegut
2007-04-12Summer of Code 2007
2007-04-12The Summer Team
2007-04-07It Finally Happened
2007-04-05The 50 Most Important White People in IT
2007-04-02Titus Brown Teaching Software Carpentry
2007-04-02Measuring the Value of Modeling
2007-04-01Knowing Where You Are
2007-03-31Madeleine Erica Wilson
2007-03-28Pictures from the Competition
2007-03-27Beautiful Code: Chapter by Chapter
2007-03-26Google Summer of Code: Participating Organizations
2007-03-26Engineering Strategies & Practice Team Wins Award
2007-03-25New Software Engineering Courses at U of T
2007-03-22Maybe We Deserve to Go Under
2007-03-21OLPC at PyGTA
2007-03-20In memoriam: John Backus
2007-03-19Sign Error => Five Papers Retracted
2007-03-152007 Google Summer of Code Project Ideas
2007-03-14Extensible Programming Has Arrived
2007-03-14PyGTA Tuesday March 20 to talk about One Laptop Per Child
2007-03-13Doing the Science
2007-03-12What I Missed Most by Not Going to SIGCSE
2007-03-11Internet Self-Publishing as a Mirror for our Species
2007-03-11SciPy'07 Dates Announced
2007-03-10Reproducibility of Computational Results
2007-03-10Beautiful Code
2007-03-08Strawman Proposal for a New Ticketing System
2007-03-01What I Missed Most by Not Going to PyCon
2007-02-27A Book That Should Be Read More Widely
2007-02-20Database Schema to Support Customizable/Extensible Application
2007-02-19Bitten Again
2007-02-16Titus Brown's 'Not in the Syllabus'
2007-02-16Toronto Technology Week May 28 - June 1
2007-02-14BitFrost
2007-02-10DrProject Architecture
2007-02-10Computing with Railroads
2007-02-10Tomorrow is Evolution Sunday
2007-02-08Yahoo Pipes (or, What Took You So Long?)
2007-02-07What I Learned Today
2007-02-07Research in Action: W00t!
2007-02-06DrProject 1.2 Now Available
2007-02-01Blackboard's Patent Pledge
2007-01-31Why Johnny Can't Calendar
2007-01-31Why Ethics Matter
2007-01-26The Trouble with Tech Transfer
2007-01-25DemoCamp 12 is Feb 5
2007-01-21Many Ways to Break
2007-01-21Jolt Finalists
2007-01-21Debugging Trick
2007-01-21Udell on use experience vs. user experience
2007-01-19Managing Kids in the Home Office
2007-01-19StreetKnit
2007-01-18Structured Online Laboratory Notebooks
2007-01-18Creating Tables in DrProject
2007-01-14No Such Thing As One Program
2007-01-13Pervasive Computing, Horror, and the Double Chin Effect
2007-01-12Abstraction, Compression, and Errors
2007-01-09Jon Udell on Future Tailors
2007-01-09Eventually, They All Become Programming Languages
2007-01-07DrProject 1.2 RC 1
2007-01-03Groovy 1.0